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Moving through the cottage the visitor walks through the life of John Clare. The recorded commentary is well presnted and helped me make greater sense of what I was seeing. This was an enjoyable experience and motivated me to engage with Clare’s poetry, which I...More
I visited the house as there was a craft fair advertised. The interpretation boards were very informative and I'd like to revisit as the upstairs was closed due to the craft fair. There was also a well stocked cafe with a wide range of cakes...More
Being interested in John Clare we made the fifty minutes journey and were very glad we did. The entrance charge is very reasonable and there is more to see than you might expect. The people were very friendly, the information well displayed and the audio...More
We recently went to see the theatre company, the pantaloons perform ‘the importance of being earnest’ in the John Clare gardens. A gorgeous setting, bring your own picnic which the actors will help themselves too throughout the performance, extremely funny! Would recommended even if you...More
Great little museum, lots of information about the poet and his life and work.Plenty of his poetry around, and a room with some good information about mental health then and now. Well presented with activities for children as well.
The audio guide brought it all...More
My first tip would be, to make sure you do a little bit of research before visiting as I think the attraction is suited to people who appreciate the background. If its a family day out and a Burger Meal - then you maybe somewhat...More
John Clare's cottage is a lovely historic building, well preserved, with just the right level of information on display. Life may have had its idyllic moments but it was also grindingly hard with ever-present starvation and illness from uncertain work as an agricultural labourer. The...More